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US Senators Urge Nominee for Beijing Ambassador to Be Tough on China

U.S. lawmakers expressed concern about China's territorial ambitions at a confirmation hearing on Tuesday for the next American ambassador to China, and they urged him to take a tough line with Beijing.   Senator Max Baucus, President Barack Obama's nominee for the ambassador's post, told a Senate hearing he would do all he could to reduce tensions between China and its neighbors and said he would follow a “cautious” approach with Beijing.   Baucus said he agreed...

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